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What system that is a community used to produce and distribute goods and resources? Economy
As early cities grew in size and power, some of them became centers of what? The Civilization
A _________ is a supply of something that can used as needed what is it? It is a resource
A third common feature of a civilization was an established ______ or a set of share beliefs what was it? Religion
A fifth feature of early civilizations was a system of what? Social Classes
The ________ is a religion of the Middle East that stretches in a large, crescent-shaped what was it? The Fertile Crescent
Most trades were done by what? Barter
The Fertile Crescent included what? Mesopotamia
Like most ancient people, the Sumerians practiced what? Polytheism
The Sumerians used technology to ________, or supply water to, their crops what was it? The Irrigate
In larger Sumerians cities, temples were pyramid-shapes brick towers known as? Ziggurat
A _______ is an independent state that included a city and its surrounding territory what was it? A City-State
By 3400 B.C., Sumerians priest had created a new writing system called __________? Cuneiform
An _______ is a state containing several countries or territory. Empire
An _____ is an independent state that works with other states to achieve a shared military or political goal. Ally
A _______ is an idea or way of doing things that is common in a certain culture Cultural Trait
Today Hammurabi is best remember for his creation of _________ a set of laws that governed life in the Babylonian Empire. Hammurabi's Code
________, or the idea that all members of a society even the rich and powerful must obey the law. Rule of Law
Assyria's armies included some of the world's earliest _______, or soldiers who fight while riding horses . Cavalry
A ________ is a permanent army of professional. Standing Army
______ is a payment made to show loyalty to a stronger power. Tribute
_______ is money that is used as coins what is it called? Currency
A ______ is a carved stone slab or pillar that stands on end what is its name? Stele
An ________ is a good or service sold within a country that is produce in another country what is it? Import
An ______ is a good or service produce within a country and sold outside the country borders. Export
They became experts at what? At Navigation
A ____ is an area ruled by a distance country called what? Colony
________ ________ is the spreading of cultural traits from one region to another what was it? It was Cultural Diffusion
An ______ is a small set of letters or symbols, each of which stand for a single sound what was its name? Alphabet
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